This exhibition highlighted the comic strip as an architectural medium by presenting a selection of approximately eighty works, mostly from recent decades, accompanied by older pieces such as Archigram's Space Probe (1964) and Richard J. Dietrich's Metapherlach (1969). In addition to materials in various 2-D formats—posters, booklets, drawings, graphic prints, and so on—the exhibition featured a number of models and videos, which provided an element of dynamism to an otherwise traditional museum layout (Figure 1).

One particular question echoed throughout: What is special about the relationship between comics and architecture? While it is difficult to claim that comic strips have a higher potential for architectural communication...

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